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The growth and success of the fur trade depended on the men and women of the First Nations and Métis Nation, while the competition between the HBC and the Northwest Company would forge a new era.

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Location: Lower Fort Garry, Manitoba
Copyright Holder: Parks Canada

(PC1) Trading Post - Interior

A reproduction of what the trading post at Lower Fort Garry might have looked like. Some of the items you can find include hats, hobnailed boots, HBC blankets, wash basins, kettles, kitchen utensils, harnesses, flour, tea and soap.

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Read more about trading posts - type 'posts' in the search box to your left.

Check the Beaver Index - e.g., type in 'fur trade,' 'trading posts,' etc.

Visit Lower Fort Garry and take a virtual tour using an interactive map.